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'No need for Covid-like jab rollout for monkeypox,' says UEA expert

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28.07.2022

An infectious diseases specialist does not believe a big drive for monkeypox vaccines is necessary in Norwich.

Professor Paul Hunter from the University of East Anglia's (UEA) School of Medicine believes the rare disease could fizzle out within the next three weeks if infections continue to fall across the UK.

The expert said there is a subgroup of people who are most at risk but the majority of the public are unlikely to be struck by the virus.

The latest figures up to Monday, July 25 show there are 2,260 laboratory confirmed........

© Norwich Evening News


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